Student Log-in Instructions
HOW TO GET TO BLACKBOARD
- To get to Blackboard you must have your CUNYfirst ID and password. From the Hostos Community College home page, click on ‘Login To’ > ‘Blackboard’.
- The CUNYfirst login will appear:
- CUNY Login ID: This password expires every three months. Besides CUNYfirst, The CUNY Login ID and password is also used to access Blackboard. When you click on any link to Blackboard, it will take you to the Blackboard login page. Type in your CUNYfirst username followed by @login.cuny.edu, then your CUNYfirst password in the password field. For example, if CUNYfirst username is john.smith22, the username you enter to login to Blackboard must be email@example.com. The username field is already populated with the @login.cuny.edu part, as shown below.
Sending Email From Your Course
How to check my grades in Blackboard
Submitting an Assignment
- Go to the Blackboard course site and select the area in which your instructor posted the assignment (e.g., Class Sessions, Course Information, Course Materials, Assignments, etc.).
- Click on the link to submit your assignment.
Taking a Test Online
Checking Your Grades
Working in Groups
How to use Discussion Board